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Painting illustrated in three diallogues : containing some choice observations upon the art, together with the lives of the most eminent painters, from Cimabue, to the time of Raphael and Michel Angelo : with an explanation of the difficult terms

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Painting illustrated in three diallogues : containing some choice observations upon the art, together with the lives of the most eminent painters, from Cimabue, to the time of Raphael and Michel Angelo : with an explanation of the difficult terms


Published 1685
Topics Painting, Painters
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Title page in red and black

Dedication signed: William Aglionby

Numerous errors in paging in the Lives, p. [129]-[387], numbered 125-375 with many inconsistencies throughout, without however, affecting the coherency of the text

Signatures: [pi]⁴, a-c⁴, d², A-3B⁴, 3C²

"The Lives are all taken out of Vasari"--P. [xxvii], apparently the first appearance in English of 11 biographies

Wing

Schlosser, J. Letteratura art. (1964)

Vasari. Lives (Everyman's, 1963)

Library's copy 1 endorsed T:A in red on t.p

Library's copy 2 from Theodore Besterman's library. Cf. Besterman, T. Art books, p. 1

Library's copy 3 lacks imprimatur leaf

Binders' titles on spines: Library's copy 1, Dialogues about painting; copy 2, Painting illustrated; copy 3, Lives of eminent painters; copy 4, The lives of the painters


Publisher London : Printed by John Gain for the author : ... Sold by Walter Kettilby
Pages 438
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number 5418
Digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute
Book contributor Getty Research Institute
Collection getty; americana

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